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Frosty Freez

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496 E Main Rd, Rt 138, Middletown, RI 02842-7227
+1 401-846-1697
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love Frosty Freez ice cream and with the line of people waiting, I'm not alone. We have been coming here every time we are in town. They also serve frozen yogurt. My mom says that Only8 is outstanding! They also have doggy dish for your furry friend!

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Thank DCE2000
Coventry, Connecticut
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been patronizing this ice cream shop for years due to ease of access after eating at Anthony's Seafood. We hopes one day they will offer a sugar cone option! We also recommend Giffords brand of icecream! The selection is broad, pleasing even the most picky in our party. Thanks for being a consistent fixture in the area!

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Thank Cheryl M
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there is such a thing as an ice cream joint, this is it. I've been coming here since I was a kid and every time I come home to visit(I am now in my 40's with kids of my own) we come here. It's a special place, you can feel that when you pull up even though it's not... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't wait to get back to Newport every summer for this soft ice cream. Have not found any place that compares. Love the old-timey atmosphere. Staff super friendly. Can't comment on any of the other options - I've only had the soft ice cream!

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Thank MMT357
Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,701 reviews
1,256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

a nice place always crowded in season. many nice flavors of ice cream at not so high a price. a nice friendly staff handle the crowds without a lot of problems . very nice toppings for sundaes and cones and cups of ice cream. I love the sundaes myself with hot fudge.extra fudge ,please. you will enjoy it and the... More 

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Thank Barry N
Portsmouth, RI
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

A must go to place for ice cream. Only open from Spring to Fall but locals mob the place especially on weekends. Great ice cream, very reasonable prices, and good service once you get to the counter.

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Thank Bob W
Middletown RI
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

If you want a real treat then go to Frosty Freez. The ice cream is always great, and if you see a long line thats OK because the line moves quickly, a visit to the island means you have to go here!

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Thank Lcrawford
Newport, Rhode Island
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168 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Everyone who is anyone is seen here opening day and thereafter until it closes for the season. Friendly staff with delicious ice cream and treats for the family.

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Thank steve f
Middletown, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is a totally seasonal (from April 1 to Sept 30) roadside business. I've been going to Frosty's for as long as I have been here, over 20 years! People of all ages enjoy all the many selections of ice cream flavors and variations ot treats! I myself enjoy the kiddie soft serve cone, the perfect size and price for... More 

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Thank Pat R
New England
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This local favorite ice cream place is known for such friendly service. Their opening and closing days draw huge crowds! And they have special treats,for dogs and adorable T shirts and baby clothes. A must-do when in Newport area in Summer!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9
Cuisine
Fast Food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 E Main Rd, Rt 138, Middletown, RI 02842-7227
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 401-846-1697
Description
Frosty Freez serves only the BEST soft-serve real ice cream from Garelick Farms, and we offer 18 flavors of awesome hard ice cream from different vendors (Hershey's, Gifford's and Bliss Dairy, we picked our favorites!) We serve Only8 Frozen Yogurt, which is a non-fat, low-sugar treat that is safe for most diabetics and people with lactose intolerance, and we also carry sugar-free and dairy-free options. We're known for our fast, friendly service and reasonable prices, we keep the place clean as a whistle, and we care about our community. We work hard to make our shop a great place to take the whole family, or a date, or your friends, or just treat yourself!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?